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Meaning of COUNTERMOVE

Pronunciation:  [n]'kawntur`moov, [v]`kawntur'moov, 'kaûntu`moov

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
 

COUNTERMOVE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: counterattack
 
 See Also: attack, onrush, onset, onslaught

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Coun`ter*move"\ (koun`t?r-m??v"), v. t. & i.
    To move in a contrary direction to.
    
    
  2. \Coun"ter*move`\ (-m??v`), n. Countermovement
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: action, ad hoc measure, answer, artifice, contrivance, coup, course of action, demarche, device, dodge, effort, expedient, gimmick, improvisation, jury-rig, jury-rigged expedient, last expedient, last resort, last shift, makeshift, maneuver, means, measure, move, pis aller, resort, resource, shake-up, shift, solution, step, stopgap, stratagem, stroke, stroke of policy, tactic, temporary expedient, trick, trump, working hypothesis, working proposition
 

 

 

 

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